Privacy Policy

Discover Sourcing Website Privacy Policy Statement

Effective August 24, 2015
This Web Site Privacy Policy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) tells our visitors (“You”) about:
a) The information Discover Sourcing, an Sourcing Services Company. (“Discover Sourcing”) collects through our website(s), and “related web sites” (the “Site(s)”);
b) Certain services available on our Site(s) including the Discover Sourcing Connect, and Discover Sourcing Education pages;
c) How we use that information;
d) How You can choose to opt out of some of these practices.


By accessing our Site, You are consenting to the information collection and use practices, and the international transfer of personal data, described in this Privacy Statement, as modified from time to time by us. If we decide to change our Privacy Statement, we will post a new statement on our Site and change the date at the top of the statement. Therefore, we encourage you to check the date of our Privacy Statement whenever you visit this Site for any updates or changes.

About Discover Sourcing

Discove Sourcing is a sourcing services company from China, which could provide you the right sources in China. Discover Sourcing don’t sell parts, but we provide sourcing services such as Finding Chinese manufacturers, Outsourcing to China support, Sourcing agent in China and Production inspection support. Learn more.

What personal information do we collect on the Site and why?

We collect several types of information on our Site including “Personal Information,” which is information that can be used to identify you individually, such as your name and email address. We also collect anonymous information associated with Web site visits and page views (“Anonymous Visitor Information”). The information we collect depends on what services you use on our Site(s). The following is a more detailed explanation of these types of information, as well as when and how we use it.
Contact Information — We may collect information that identifies you personally, such as your name and e-mail address, when You submit a form, such as, but not limited to, a request for information, a request for an Discover Sourcing White Paper, a purchase of a subscription to one of our solutions, or to register for the Connect. Discoversourcing.Com site. We collect additional information if You choose to submit it, including Your title and place of employment, business telephone number, mailing and facsimile address, as well as the contents of Your questions and/or comments submitted along with this information. In the case of purchasing a subscription or a service some of this additional information is required. In general, we may use this information to respond to Your inquiry, request Your participation in a survey, provide you with the service that you’ve purchased, and contact You about Discover Sourcing services and products or partner offerings that may be of interest to You.

Discover Sourcing’s Use of Personal Information and Anonymous Visitor Information

Some of the ways we may use your personal data include, but are not limited to:

  • To process your orders and deliver the products and services that you have ordered;
  • To tailor information about our products and services to your individual interests. For example, during a visit to our site, it allows us to provide you with specific information on products and services that may be of interest;
  • To provide the ability to contact you and to provide customer feedback and support;
  • To provide marketing or promotional activities on or other SAP-affiliated websites. Personal data may be collected to administer those programs;
  • To conduct questionnaires and surveys in order to provide better products and services to our customers and end users. Your completion of any questionnaires is strictly voluntary;
  • To support recruitment inquiries;


Automated Tools

In addition to the information you provide, Discover Sourcing may also collect information during your visit to an Discover Sourcing website through automated tools, which include Web beacons, cookies, embedded Web links, and other commonly used information-gathering tools. These tools collect certain standard information that your browser sends to our website such as your browser type and language, host domain, access times, and the address of the website from which you arrived at an Discover Sourcing website. Using these tools, Discover Sourcing is also able to confirm receipt of e-mails that the recipient consented to receive, and can track other information such as pages visited on the Discover Sourcing site. and whether or not the recipient registers for an event offered by Discover Sourcing and certain other aggregate data that is not related to a particular individual. Discover Sourcing may use third party services to facilitate this type of data collection and analysis.

Specific Site Features

Newsletters — If You register for an Discover Sourcing newsletter, we will use Your email address to send the newsletter to You and you may be added to a list to receive additional promotions or communications.
Career Inquiries — Discover Sourcing accepts inquiries and applications regarding our open job postings through the Site. This may include resume files. Personal information submitted by job applicants when applying for a position is only used for the purpose of evaluating the candidate for a position at Discover Sourcing and is managed according to Discover Sourcing’s human resources department policies.
Connect DiscoverSourcing.Com (“Connect”) — The Connect area of the Site, including Discover Sourcing Knowledge, is designed for current customers and partners of Discover Sourcing. Registration is required for access to this part of the Site. The information provided in registration may be used by Discover Sourcing to handle support inquiries and to communicate about Discover Sourcing products, administrative issues related to the Connect site, and special offers and promotions. Registration in Connect is required to register for Discover Sourcing education classes.
IP Addresses — Each visitor to the Site is identified by an IP address during their visit and IP addresses are automatically captured by the Site management software. Discover Sourcing uses this information to help improve the operation of the Site and may at some time use this information to help adjust the content of the Site to the general geographic location of the visitor and for reporting purposes.
Cookies — Discover Sourcing uses small files called “cookies” to improve the quality of a visitor’s interaction with the Site, to enable a shopping cart feature, to tailor the Site content, gather statistics about how the site is being used by visitors, and facilitate other advanced features. If you have set your browser to reject cookies, some features of the Site may not work properly.

Discover Sourcing’s websites do not respond to Do-Not-Track (DNT) header information.

Information sharing or disclosure practices
Discover Sourcing does not provide any of Your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without Your explicit consent, however Discover Sourcing may use Your information to contact you about Discover Sourcing products and services unless you opt-out of such uses as provided below. The personal information you provide to the Site may be accessed by
a) Third parties who help Discover Sourcing operate the Site, help Discover Sourcing process transactions, provide the services requested by you, or contribute to Discover Sourcing sales and marketing efforts;
b) Law enforcement and other government entities if reasonably required.
This Site is primarily located in and operated from the China. By submitting data to the Site, you consent to having such data transferred to the China.
Links to other Sites.
The Site contains links to third party web sites such as Discover Sourcing partner companies. Discover Sourcing takes no responsibility for the content or information practices of such sites.
Choice and Opt-Out
You may opt-out of receiving Discover Sourcing newsletters or other email communications from Discover Sourcing by sending an email to Discover Sourcing. In addition, each email communication includes instructions on how to unsubscribe. Registrants of Connect DiscoverSourcing.Com may cancel their registration by sending an email to Discover Sourcing.
Ariba uses commercially reasonable efforts to store and maintain personal information You submit on the Site to protect it from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction by unauthorized parties. We may store information that we collect through our Site indefinitely except as otherwise required by law.
Discover Sourcing will protect the privacy of your personal information in line with the federal government’s national privacy principles. Discover Sourcing follows different principles in accordance with worldwide practices for customer privacy and data protection and any information collected by Discover Sourcing will not be shared with third parties.